British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco was founded in 1902 as a joint venture between the UK’s Imperial Tobacco Company and the American Tobacco Company. It is second only to Philip Morris in the World cigarette market, with more than 300 brands sold in around 180 markets.

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British American Tobacco (BAT) has raised its full-year revenue guidance after the cigarette maker’s focus on new products such as

June 8, 2021

A reclusive billionaire known for so-called vulture fund investments has built stakes worth nearly £5bn in two of the world’s

April 29, 2021
New York City Extends Smoking Ban To Public Parks, Beaches

Tobacco stocks slipped into the red today after the government unveiled plans to slap manufacturers with the £40m annual cost

March 30, 2021

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has closed its investigation into British American Tobacco (BAT), its subsidiaries and associated persons.  The

January 15, 2021

British American Tobacco has raised its full-year revenue guidance after the hit to cigarette demand from the pandemic was less

December 9, 2020
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British American Tobacco has announced that Luc Jobin will succeed Richard Burrows as the company’s chairman. Jobin, a former chief

October 15, 2020
British American Tobacco (BAT) reduced its full-year revenue forecast today as a result of coronavirus, predicting a three per cent hit from the pandemic.

British American Tobacco (BAT) reduced its full-year revenue forecast today as a result of coronavirus, predicting a three per cent

June 9, 2020
One of BAT's vaping posts removed after complaints

British American Tobacco (BAT) is one of four vaping companies to have their Instagram posts banned by the Advertising Standards

December 18, 2019
One of BAT's vaping posts removed after complaints

The advertising watchdog has banned British American Tobacco (BAT) from promoting e-cigarettes on public Instagram pages, including through the use

December 18, 2019
San Francisco bans vaping

British American Tobacco (Bat) is slashing 2,300 jobs across the company as it seeks to simplify its business and re-invest

September 12, 2019

Demand for e-cigarettes boosted first half sales for British American Tobacco (BAT), mitigating the decline in demand for traditional smoking

August 1, 2019
Burning cigarettes

Disruption, whether as a result of new technology, stricter regulations or changing consumer habits, is affecting all sectors of the

July 22, 2019

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